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During the Prohibition era in the United States, the Martini gained popularity due to its strong flavor and ability to mask the taste of bootlegged alcohol. It became the iconic symbol of rebellion and sophistication.

  • Chocolate Martini

    Chocolate Martini

    With Easter upon us, surrounded by Chocolate eggs we thought it would be a natural fit to celebrate the Chocolate Martini. The consumption of fermented cacao is much more recent...

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  • Vesper Martini, Downton Distillery

    Vesper Martini

    Ian Fleming, the author of the famous James Bond books, invented the vesper cocktail in his 1953 novel, Casino Royale. James Bond 007 ordered the martini in the film whilst...

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  • Queen's Platinum Jubilee Martini

    Queen's Platinum Jubilee Martini

    The Dubonnet cocktail is designed to showcase the finest gin you have in the bar. Originally an un-garnished cocktail from the 1930s, it is now served with a twist of...

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  • Samphire Martini, Downton Distillery

    Samphire Martini

    This martini sounds a bit unusual but is similar to the classic dirty Martini. As samphire is just coming into season in the UK, we couldn’t help but experiment with...

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  • Nick Nora Left Bank Cocktail

    Left Bank Martini

    This Martini reminds me of spring, it is light, fresh and puts some zing into your step. It was created by Simon Difford at the Cabinet Room in London for...

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  • Breakfast Martini, Marmalade Martini, Orange, Cocktail

    The Breakfast Martini

    This is a modern classic that was created by the ‘Cocktail Maestro’ Italian bartender Salvatore Calabrese at The Lanesborough in the 1990s inspired by his breakfast consisting of marmalade toast....

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  • Dirty Martini

    Dirty Martini

    The Martini is the undoubtedly the king within the cocktail world. It has a rich history and is likely to have evolved from the Martinez cocktail 1887, with the Dirty...

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